Autism Resources & News: Australia

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An online support service for those involved with Asperger Syndrome in Australia. Offers news, message board, chat room, Australian Asperger/Autism Mailing List, general information, educational information, links from Australia and beyond.
The ASSN (Qld) Inc provides support to parents, families, carers, and siblings as well as to children, adolescents and adults with Asperger Syndrome.
We hold regular coffee mornings and evenings, information sessions and seminars on AS. Many people really enjoy getting together for a chat, a laugh and sometimes a cry in an understanding and supportive environment.
This group is for audults with Aspergers Syndrome and related autism spectrum conditions to meet and socialise. Membership is open to all adults with AS, whether self or professionally diagnosed. You must be on the autism spectrum to qualify for membership.
The Autism Association of NSW builds partnerships with people with Autism Spectrum Disorders, their families and the community to provide information, services, learning and research.
Our mission is to actively promote the acceptance of people with an Autism Spectrum Disorder and to provide services throughout South Australia to enable them and their families to be an integral part of the community.
Mission: To advance the personal development, equality of opportunity and community participation of people with autism.
AEIOU offers an educational program specifically designed for children with autism, aged between 18 months and 6 years.
Our mission is to improve the quality of life for people with Autism, Asperger Syndrome, those with associated conditions and their caregivers.
Autism Queensland is one of the largest community support and service providers to people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in Australia.
Seeks to help families of children with autism spectrum disorder, so that the children could realise their full potential. Meetings are held in all three regions and are advertised in the newsletter.
Provides immediate specialist support and advice to families caring for a child or adult with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, and to professionals working with these families.
Provides programs and support for clients to enable them to develop and maintain their highest degree if independence; enjoy maximum involvement in their community; enjoy an enriched lifestyle; take an active role in making decisions about their lives.
This is a peer support service for adults on the autism spectrum. Personal relationships and sexuality issues can be explored openly. It is suggested that participants reserve a nick and email address for use specifically on this site as an aid to maintaining confidentiality.
Offers an intensive early intervention service to children below school age; specialist teacher consultancy service; teacher training; respite houses; group homes; community residential support.
For discussion of Australian issues pertaining to Autism and related conditions, including Asperger Syndrome, PDD, ADHD, developmental delays, and/or requiring specific educational or medical intervention.
Carolyn Baird
Works together with the Registered Housing Association, to provide supported accommodation to people with autism. Accredited by the National Autistic Society as a centre for the care and support of people with autistic spectrum disorders.

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